Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers & managers - large establishments 38,750 Show data context 1,839 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers & managers - small establishments 49,890 Show data context 4,144 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 7,100 Show data context 537 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 33,790 Show data context 2,798 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 33,040 Show data context 2,403 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 99,170 Show data context 4,183 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 5,230 Show data context 365 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen & supervisors - manual 14,380 Show data context 791 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 134,110 Show data context 6,116 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 55,470 Show data context 2,567 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 24,960 Show data context 1,145 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 19,550 Show data context 1,528 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers & managers 1,880 Show data context 128 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 1,270 Show data context 78 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 5,810 Show data context 263 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 8,580 Show data context 529 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 6,200 Show data context 367 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 1961 Census of England and Wales, Occupations County Leaflets, Table 5 , 'Socio-economic Group (Numbers and Proportions) of Economically Active Males and Economically Inactive Males (stating an occupation)', for 'AC, LAA, County Aggregates, Con, NT (10% sample)'
1971 Census of Population

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Occupational Data classified by Socio-Economic Group. This structure was used by the 1961 census.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 31st May 2024